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Guelph Police Reports - Nov. 07, 2017

Web posted on November 07, 2017

Traffic stop leads to arrest

At approximately 10:45am on November 6th, police stopped a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado pick-up in the area of Stone Road East that had expired validation on its licence plate. Investigation revealed that the driver was suspended and also in breach of conditions imposed by the court as a result of previous charges.

A 42 year old Elmira resident was charged with four counts of breach of recognizance, two counts of driving while suspended and improper plate validation. He was held in custody to appear in bail court.


Door to door sales

Yesterday police received information from residents in the Village by the Arboretum about persons, apparently from the Ontario Energy Board going door to door trying to get information to sign people up for subsidies. The people were not wearing any company identification.

At the time of this report, it could not confirmed if these people were legitimate employees, but there are always certain steps people can take to protect themselves from would -be fraudsters who show up unannounced at your door :

Don't feel obligated to invite people you don't know into your home speak to them through your front door.

All legitimate sales persons will have clearly visible identification and will produce it when asked Never give personal information to anyone or show them any documents with information about you or your accounts - if there are forms to be filled out, take them to be read at your own leisure to be returned later.

Always take the time to consider what is being offered reputable businesses will avoid high pressure sales tactics you don't have to decide right then and there.

Reputable canvassers will provide contact information for you to follow-up and make appointments at a future date If you're just not sure say no thanks and close the door. If you would like to read more about your rights as a consumer go to


Weapon charge

At approximately 3:30pm on November 2nd, police were called to Woodlawn Road business when a male customer produced a knife after he was behaving badly and asked to leave the store. The male had left the store prior to police arrival but was located a few minutes later on a City bus and arrested without incident.

Kaelen Granger, a 26 year old Guelph resident was charged with possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace. He was later released to appear in court in December.


Stolen vehicle arrests

As part of an on-going investigation into stolen vehicles, on November 2nd police apprehended three persons that were involved in the theft of four vehicles here in Guelph and in Waterloo Region.

A total of 34 criminal charges that include possession of stolen property, theft , break and enter, weapons possession, drug trafficking (heroin and methamphetamine) and breach of probation were laid in relation to these three suspects.

Two 21 year old Guelph males and a 25 year old Guelph female were held in custody and will appear in bail court today.


Break and enter arrest

On October 31st entry was gained to a Cambridge Street home through an unlocked door and suspects made off with a wallet containing bank cards that were used then used at three different locations around town.

Police investigation was able to identify two suspects. One of those suspects was located and arrested in the early morning hours today. The second suspect is still at large.

A 26 year old Guelph male is charged with possession of stolen property, use a stolen credit card, fraud under $5000.00 and five counts of breach of probation. He was held in custody and will appear in bail court today.

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